Today’s Shot 196

Sharon

Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus or Althaea syriacus, better known as Rose of Sharon or Common Hibiscus, is potentially toxic to animals, but its leaves, flowers and bark are edible to humans and have medicinal properties. It is a part of the hibiscus or mallow family. This shrub / tree is also known as the “Hardy Hibiscus” as it can survive challenging conditions.


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Flowering Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon
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29 Comments

  1. n2cyns

    Beautiful! Beth, I enjoy the way you turn a photo into art, very creative!!
    I didn’t know any part of the Rose of Sharon was edible let alone having medicinal properties. Thank you for Sharon….and sharing!!!♥️🤗😉

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  2. Marsha

    Gorgeous. We have many Rose of Sharon trees in our Woodlake Rose Garden. I haven’t taken the time to learn much about them. You’ve inspired me. Thanks. I love the drawing in the header, or is that a photo filter. It’s beautiful. 🙂 Thanks for visiting my site, BTW.

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